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What Would Happen If Earth Lost All Oxygen For Five Minutes?

Where would we be without oxygen?

If the Earth lost all its oxygen for just five minutes, the results would be a lot worse than a shortness of breath. 50 more words


Photos: Haunting images show the devastating effects of a toxic mud slide in Brazil

On Nov. 5, a dam at an iron ore mine in southeastern Brazil collapsed, unleashing 50 million cubic meters of waste water that flooded nearby communities and killed more than 10 people. 563 more words

It's a Human Thing

It’s not because I’m depressed that i have this need to be loved, it’s because I’m human.


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“Let go,” he rasps. It’s not a handshake. It’s not even the right side. The man just stands there grinning and holding his hand. Which is swollen and raw. 307 more words


The Paris attacks will cost the French economy more than $2 billion

The attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 took 130 lives and permanently altered many more. Against this, discussing the financial costs of that day of terror may seem gauche. 306 more words

Reunited After Quake

“A family whose house was washed away in the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami has finally been reunited with its two surviving cats after more than four years apart.” 14 more words


CCS in the UK: Tits up and no one is a winner

Today George Osborne surprised everyone by announcing that the £1bn ring-fenced pot of cash for carbon capture and storage deployment in the UK was being scrapped… 559 more words